Character Dining at Disney World and Why I Recommend It!

Character dining is one of the more expensive ways to eat at Walt Disney World but I think it can be worthwhile, so hear me out as to why. Obviously if you’re not a person who’s amped to meet characters, then this post probably isn’t for you, but if you have small kids who likeContinue reading “Character Dining at Disney World and Why I Recommend It!”

Nest Diapers- A Plant-Based Eco-Friendly Option

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found throughout my four year stint in motherhood that we are constantly bombarded with options. Options on EVERYTHING. Diapers, food, clothes, creams, you name it- there’s at least a handful of options. I’ve solidified my role in the world as a crazy researcher. I am that person whoContinue reading “Nest Diapers- A Plant-Based Eco-Friendly Option”

Once a Nurse…

I’ve thought about writing this post probably once a day for the past six months. But, I haven’t been able to bring myself to put pen to paper, in a manner of speaking. 8 years. I’ve been a registered nurse for 8 years. Taking care of some of the sickest, most critical patients in theContinue reading “Once a Nurse…”

How I Pack for a Plane Ride with Small Children

Snacks. Snacks. And more snacks. But honestly, I’ve never heard a child ask for so many snacks at 6 in the morning! After many flights with my kids, I have a system down for what I pack for the plane. I like to think of myself as a modern-day Mary Poppins. My first stop isContinue reading “How I Pack for a Plane Ride with Small Children”

Best Quick Service at Disney World (that keeps parents AND kids happy!)

Ahhh I remember the days when I’d hit 180 days from my reservation and be on my computer ready to book my Advanced Dining Reservations at our favorite Table Service restaurants on Disney property. But, times have changed. And to be completely honest, unless we have another adult on the trip to babysit the kidsContinue reading “Best Quick Service at Disney World (that keeps parents AND kids happy!)”

Disney World with a One Year-Old- It Can Be Done!

Now that Meryl is THREE (read- catastrothree/threenager), I guess I can write a little bit about bringing her to Disney World when she was one (and 1.5!). This is what happens when you’re a mom- your life is paved with good intentions and blog posts, yet many are started and never finished. OH, and thenContinue reading “Disney World with a One Year-Old- It Can Be Done!”

Disney with an Infant- It Can Be Done!

Smack in the middle of the first 100 days of darkness with our daughter, as bleary-eyed and sleep-deprived parents, my husband and I decided to keep our previously booked trip to Walt Disney World. Before MGM was born, we envisioned how simple it would be to tote around an 8 week old. We scoured theContinue reading “Disney with an Infant- It Can Be Done!”

Week 14- Vacation

As I write this, we are finishing up our staycation. It’s been a really good week and some much needed time off to spend with my husband, family and friends. But where does working out fall into that mix? Well, I’ll give you a glimpse into how I handled it. When we started vacation, JonContinue reading “Week 14- Vacation”